As part of my work, I come across many resources that I find useful for people living with chronic pain and illnesses. This page is an accumulation of many resources I have found to be helpful. The resources range from support groups, educational materials, directories, and podcasts.
American Chronic Pain Association
International Association for the Study of Pain
Chronic Pain Champions Support Group
Stanford Pain Medicine
Institute of Chronic Pain
Podcasts & Documentaries
Please note, the above information is meant to direct you to resources that may be helpful as you learn to manage your chronic pain. They are provided as a service to the public. Although they have useful information, Spink Psychology, PLLC, and Dr. Garry Spink do not control their content which may change over time. Thus, Spink Psychology (including Dr. Garry Spink) is not responsible for, and expressly disclaims all liability for their content, damages of any kind arising out of use, reference to, or reliance on any information contained on the websites. Additionally, the views may or may not reflect the current views of Spink Psychology, PLLC (including Garry L. Spink Jr., Ph.D.). While the information contained within the Spink Psychology, PLLC website is periodically updated, no guarantee is given that the information provided in these resources is correct, complete, and up-to-date given the ever-changing nature of health and pain research and theory. Although Spink Psychology website may include links providing access to other internet resources, including websites, Spink Psychology is not responsible for the accuracy or content of information contained in these sites. Links from Spink Psychology, PLLC to third-party sites do not constitute an endorsement by Spink Psychology, PLLC of the parties or their products and services unless explicitly stated. The appearance on this website of advertisements and products or services, outside those offered by Spink Psychology, PLLC, does not constitute an endorsement by Spink Psychology, PLLC, and CSpink Psychology, PLLC has not investigated claims made by any advertiser.
Before beginning any new strategy or treatment you should discuss the treatment with your providers before beginning.